As the national shortage in infant formula continues, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) wrote two letters to federal officials urging immediate action at every level of government to increase the supply of safe infant formula in the United States.
CDC COCA CALL: CLINICAL RECOMMENDATIONS FOR ADENOVIRUS TESTING AND REPORTING OF CHILDREN WITH ACUTE HEPATITIS OF UNKNOWN ETIOLOGY
The CDC is investigating a cluster of children identified with hepatitis and adenovirus infection. CDC has recommended that U.S. clinicians who encounter pediatric patients with hepatitis of unknown etiology to consider adenovirus testing and to report such cases to state public health authorities and CDC.
In response to the ongoing shortage of baby formula, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the American Academy of Pediatrics have issued recommendations to affected families.
The 2022-2024 FCAAP Board of Directors Call for Nominations is now open. Each year, leadership positions on the Chapter’s Board of Directors open for nomination and election.
The FCAAP E-Cigarette Task Force is happy to announce, “Facing the Fumes: Best Practices in Supporting Youth Vaping Cessation.” The free webinar, to be held May 23 from 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. ET via ZOOM, will provide pediatricians and pediatric practitioners with the latest information about the scourge of e-cigarette use among children and adolescents.
The Spring 2022 edition of The Florida Pediatrician is now available!
In response to the ongoing outbreak of meningococcal infections in Florida, the Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FCAAP) today issued the following recommendation to parents, pediatricians and pediatric healthcare providers.
Join FCAAP for a free webinar dedicated to examining the response to COVID-19. Topics include COVID-19 epidemiology, COVID-19 mitigation strategies, and the risks and benefits of COVID-19 vaccines for children.
Today, the Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FCAAP) – representing more than 2,500 pediatricians in Florida – released the following statement, encouraging Gov. Ron DeSantis to veto the “Parental Rights in Education” bill, also known as the “Don’t Say Gay” bill.